Q: I live with a friend and pay rent + electricity. My girlfriend also lives with us, but does not pay. I want her out.
I recently broke up with my girlfriend, who has no job and pays nothing, but lives with me in my friend's house. She then abruptly revealed that she is pregnant, a child I do not want. She agreed at first and scheduled an appointment to have an abortion, but is now changing her mind, holding the child over my head and making further demands. She even went as far as recording our conversations without my knowledge or consent, intending to twist things I've said out of anger and use them against me.
I am at my wit's end, and if I can get her to go through with the abortion, I plan on cutting ties, get my friend to evict her and, if I have legal grounds, obtaining a restraining order against her. I cannot support a child any more than I could continue to support her in our utterly one-sided relationship.
Legally, what are the steps I must take to get her out of my life? Do I have any rights in regard to the unwanted child? I don't know what to do anymore.
1. In Georgia she is allowed to record without your consent.
2. You can't evict her because it's not your house. You certainly can move if you want to be away from her.
3. You can't force her to have an abortion.
4. She can have the baby and seek child support from you. It's up to you if you want to actually see the child, but you have to pay support.
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